Confession: I’m a mom, and I like rap, and I tolerate a suburban overlay.
So maybe I was primed to like this video. But I think teens getting together to spread a message about ocean conservation is well, it should make some adults think a little more about this subject.
Like eel? Tuna? Catfish?
You might want to find some new entrees. The Food and Water Watch’s Smart Seafood Guide for 2010, published this week, warns that many such popular fish and seafood are simply not safe to eat, while others are not ethical to eat. Some marine food sources present both health and ethical problems.
From the plastic gyre in the North Pacific to the bleached coral in south; from the thinning populations of salmon, lobster and shark around the the world, the oceans are sending off distress signals.
Just opening the mail today, and checking a couple blogs, we stumbled upon two urgent calls for action, one to save the endangered bluefin tuna in the Mediterranean, the other sounding the alarm about the Beluga whales in Alaska, a tiny population of unique whales that lives within a discrete ecosystem in the Cook Inlet near Anchorage.